Lot 2451762 The Medical Works of Richard Mead Book...

Auction Date: 6/07/2017 at 10:30 am

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1762 The Medical Works of Richard Mead Book Physician to his late Majesty King George II Fellow of the Royal College of Physician of London and Edinburgh and of the Royal Society first collected edition. An extensive 662 page book with detailed chapters regarding Plague, Measles, Smallpox mentioning early Inoculation against the disease. Diseases of the Heart, Organs, Limbs, Discourse on Scurvy etc. Well cross referenced extensive index. Mezzotint portrait plus 5 fold out Plates. In original leather binding and 5 raised bands and gold tooled spine, size 22 x 25.5cm

Hammer Price: £160.00

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